Larry Davis explains how to measure--and improve--your tanker off-load rate
Keith Klassen explains his department's two-person "Blitz Attack," which he's found to be very effective in allowing the first-in engine company to make a quick assessment, lay the proper groundwork and make a fast attack on the fire.
IAFC President Steve Westermann reports on a recent tour he took of NORAD and USNORTHCOM, and how these organizations will assist fire departments during major disaster response.
Rural departments are successfully navigating county regulations by using temporary suction pipe installations. Larry Davis provides a few examples of these innovative water-delivery mechanisms.
Incidents in tunnels can quickly turn even a small accident into a major rescue. Ventilation, explosives, hazmat, and trapped victims are just some of the challenges responders will face. In this article, Chief Fred LaFemina explains how firefighters can be ready for these unique incidents.
Durango (Colo.) Fire and Rescue Authority provides a great example of how to build a simple, easy-to-use water delivery operations.
FDNY Battalion Chief Fred LaFemina shares a list of factors to consider when preplanning major incidents.